Job Listing Description

Drafter & Prepress Technician

Job purpose

This is a newly created hybrid role that will play a big part in the future success of our organization. Overarching responsibilities include the creation of detailed panel and elevation drafting including high-resolution graphics along with the preparation of print files from standard and customer supplied art for digital print production.

Duties and responsibilities

Panel and Elevation Drafting

  • Analyze internal request details along with customer supplied details.

  • Work with Inside Sales department to rectify issues with customer-supplied information.

  • Prepare individual panel drawings and elevations in Adobe Illustrator.

  • Create low-resolution FPO images in Adobe Illustrator or Adobe Photoshop from standard or customer supplied art files for placement in individual panel drawings and elevations.

  • Ensure all drawings and elevations accurately display the products we intend to make.

  • Verify that all drawings and elevations show only what we can produce.

Preparing High-Resolution Graphics for Production and Archiving

  • Analyze customer supplied art files for correct format and resolution.

  • Work with Inside Sales and Manufacturing departments to ensure all aspects of the job are being considered for timely and correct completion.

  • Prepare full-size high-resolution graphics in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop for production by sizing and scaling appropriately.

  • Monitor job output and ensure color match and consistency to house standards.

  • Document all pertinent settings used for job production to ensure repeatability.

  • Perform archive and file maintenance duties as needed.


  • Proficient in the latest versions of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop, preferably on Mac.

  • Advanced skills and knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, 3 years' experience or greater.

  • Prior drafting experience.

  • Ability to work cross-platform Mac and PC.

  • Strong color correction skills in Photoshop.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Digital and/or Commercial Print production experience a plus.

  • Experience with RIP software, specifically Onyx and Wasatch a plus.

  • Familiarity with construction drawings.

Working conditions

Office environment with a typical workday from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday – Friday (hours include 1/2 hour lunch break). Occasional after-hours and weekend work may be required.

Physical requirements

Office environment, no physically strenuous activities will be performed.

Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.
Job Number: 19-45150
Job Location: Phoenix, AZ
Rate: 20.0USD/Hour
Per Diem: --
Overtime: --
Start Date: 2019-10-31 00:00:00.0
Input Date: 10/31/2019
Last Updated: 12/09/2019
Attention: David Darnell
Address: 101 COMMERCE ST STE 3001
City, State: LAKE MARY, FL 32746
Phone: 407/710-8000
Fax Phone: 407/710-8001

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